Hearing Aids Overview & brands
Hearing aids are a major investment in your hearing health and wellness. Hearing aids are prescribed electronic devices that provide significant hearing support. These instruments help absorb and process sound which offers countless benefits including enhanced hearing, strengthened communication, and improved spatial awareness and safety. Hearing aids have experienced much innovation in recent years and there is a wide range of styles, brands, and features available that allow them to easily integrate into daily life. By assessing your hearing needs, lifestyle preferences, and using our extensive knowledge; we are able to match you with the device that will transform your hearing health!
We work with you to select the product that best suits your lifestyle and hearing loss. We have relationships with the most innovative hearing aid manufacturers, which gives us the ability to offer you the most up-to-date hearing aid technology. Visit us to learn more about hearing aids in Wilmington, NC.
Customized Hearing Treatment: We follow best practices and customize our hearing aid fittings to each person’s specific hearing loss and ear anatomy. We verify all of our hearing aid fittings using Real Ear Measurements (REM).
Understanding How Hearing Aids Work
Collects and absorbs the sound in the environment one is in and converts the soundwaves into electrical signals.
Amplifies the electrical signals and some hearing aids adjust these signals to meet specific hearing preferences.
Also referred to as the speaker, sends the electrical signals to the inner ear where they experience more processing before traveling to the brain.
The last component of all hearing aids is the power supply which contains batteries that enable the device to run.
Hearing Aid Styles
There is a wide range of hearing aid styles and it can be challenging to know about all of your options! Our Audiologist is here to help you navigate and select the best choice for your hearing needs. It is helpful to know that there are common styles of hearing aids which includes:
In the Ear (ITE)
Behind the Ear (BTE)
Mini Behind the Ear (Mini BTE)
Invisible in the Canal (IIC)
In the Canal (ITC)
Completely in the Ear Canal (CIC)
Receiver in the Ear Canal (RIC)
Hearing Aid Brands
We are committed to prioritizing and transforming your hearing health. By offering a wide range of options, we are able to effectively recommend hearing aids that can maximize your hearing!
Prioritize Your Hearing Health!
Prioritizing your hearing health can change your life. Treating hearing loss drastically enhances hearing and communication which has far-reaching effects on all aspects of life. Strengthened communication offers countless benefits including: improves relationships, enriches social life, boosts confidence, and fully supports people navigating daily life independently. This is great for overall health, longevity, and quality of life!
The first step is simple. Contact us today to schedule a consultation appointment! Your consultation will include a hearing exam that establishes your hearing needs. We are here to guide you through the process of tending to your hearing health.